Archbishop William Lori Of Baltimore To Be Honored For Leadership, Defense Of Religious Freedom
Archbishop to Receive American Religious Freedom Award at National Religious Freedom Conference
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore will receive the American Religious Freedom Award on Thursday, May 24, for his gracious-but-vigorous defense of religious liberty in the face of increasing hostility and legal and policy challenges. Archbishop Lori will be presented with the American Religious Freedom award at the closing ceremony of the National Religious Freedom Conference, "Rising Threats to American Religious Freedom" in Washington, D.C. The conference will be hosted by the Ethics and Public Policy Center's American Religious Freedom Program.
Archbishop Lori will receive the award before a diverse assembly of about 200 religious leaders, elected officials, and federal and state policy experts. In addition to discussing the announcement and plans for new Religious Freedom Caucuses in the 50 state legislatures, the conference will educate participants about the current wave of threats against religious rights and the need to build a coordinated force in individual states to stop the accelerating erosion of religious freedoms.
Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, Chairman
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty
2012 National Religious Freedom Award Dinner
The Four Seasons Hotel, Georgetown (Corcoran Ballroom)
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington D.C. 20007
Thursday, May 24 2012 Reception- 6:00 PM EDT Dinner- 7:00 PM EDT
To RSVP please email or call Chad Kolton firstname.lastname@example.org 202-789-4365.
EPPC's American Religious Freedom Program is devoted to protecting and strengthening Americans' God-given and constitutional religious freedoms. The program brings together individuals and organizations of all religious faiths, regardless of ideological or political affiliation. ARFP is fighting the trend to delegitimize religious expression in public life, defending Americans' ability to live out their religious beliefs beyond the walls of their places of worship.
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